22 Innovative DIY Furniture Hacks Yielding Pieces of Decor and Functionality!

Those old pieces of furniture that just don’t go with the decor of the house or simply look oh so worn out and dull don’t really need to go into the junkyard. In fact, breathing new life into them comes as easy as a piece of cake with just a few tweaks. Here are some incredible DIY furniture hacks that will yield new pieces of decor and functionality, worthy enough of taking one’s breath away.


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Innovative DIY Furniture Hacks

1. DIY Upholstered Ottoman

DIY Upholstered Ottoman

Bringing out so much more comfort with a dash of style, this ottoman features legs with a beautiful distressed finish accompanied with tufting on the upholstery. The final piece has got layers of foam glued to the table, covered with batting and finally adding a geometric pattern fabric. Make the ottoman stronger with decorative nailheads going on the bottom.

DIY Details : newlywedmcgees.blogspot

2. Old Door Photo Gallery

 Old Door Photo Gallery

Let each of the glass panes of an old door double up as a photo frame for your precious memories adorning the gallery wall. Trim the photographs down to fit the panes and tape them to the back of the door. Once you hang it, it takes few hooks to turn into a super functional rack for your bags, coats or scarves.

DIY Details : photogmommie

3. Door Headboard

Door Headboard

The first glance at this stunning headboard makes it impossible to figure out that it’s an old door in disguise. Painting it with beautiful coats of Antique White, the unpolished look is brought by sanding the edges, staining it with Minwax Vermont Maple and wiping it off quickly with a wet rag. Wipe On Poly completes the finish.

DIY Details : infarrantlycreative

4. Dresser turned Bench

Dresser turned Bench

How that eyesore of a dresser is turned into a breathtaking bench lined with a comfortable mattress and cozy pillows deserves a huge ‘Wow’. Those arms with a dark stain bring out the perfect contrast to the Covington Blue paint job on the bench, while the dark knobs add storage at the same time.

DIY Details : createinspireme.blogspot

5. Chic Toy Chest

Chic Toy Chest

This chic toy chest that’s versatile enough to compliment just about any room decor is a dresser spruced up with some touches of creativity. The author removes the paint from the top of the chest, further going for an ivory paint on the dresser. The top and insides are stained and the drawers are replaced with storage baskets.

DIY Details : alovelyplacetoland

6. Lego Table

Lego Table

Certain to bring a huge smile on your kiddo’s face, a DIY Lego table like that that comes with a dedicated block storage space is a rare phenomenon. The bright red-painted table has got a cute lego plate attached to its base with the help of liquid nails. The whole project is worked out of a worn out, drab piece of furniture.

DIY Details : fussymonkeybiz.blogspot

7. TV Stand Makeover

TV Stand Makeover

As cool to look at as just about any pricey TV unit out there, this TV stand is equally functional. The author removes three drawers of an old dresser, placing lovely wicker baskets at their place instead. The glorious white paint adds new life to the stand, while the silver drawer pulls make it look luxurious.

DIY Details : handimania

8. Storage Ottoman DIY

Storage Ottoman DIY

Haven’t got an old furniture item that seems apt enough for a makeover? Why not work up something right from the very scratch, that too in a super budget-friendly deal. This storage ottoman is nothing but some painted wooden crates assembled together, having a foam seat attached on top, finished up with a lovely upholstery.

DIY Details : monmakesthings

9. Auction Cabinet Makeover

 Auction Cabinet Makeover

Chicken wires forming the cabinet doors make this makeover totally stand out. The wire is placed between the door frames once the door inserts of the cheap auction cabinet are removed. Small fence post toppers are used for the little legs of the cabinet, while the white paint job compliments the top stain just perfect.

DIY Details : thelovelyresidence.blogspot

10. Make a Dresser into a Vanity

Make a Dresser into a Vanity

You would be amazed how a handful of tweaks transform an inexpensive, boring-looking dresser into a luxurious vanity for your bathroom. Bright metal faucets installed on the oval-shaped sink in the top of the utility clearly show the fine plumbing worked up within. White goes for the body and drawers, while dark-stain is for the counter.

DIY Details : anoregoncottage

11. Repurposed Cupboard Door Shelf

Repurposed Cupboard Door Shelf

My Repurposed Life shows how you can spruce up the chic factor of the space with this pastel-hued cupboard door shelf that’s all about repurposing two wooden doors and some wire baskets. Different-sized pieces of wood are attached together to bring out the shelf, placing wire baskets in each of the storage section, adorned with cute labels.

DIY Details : myrepurposedlife